Author Archives: Eastbayri Staff

International exchange students seeking host families in Bristol

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland and Thailand, are seeking host families in and around Bristol for the upcoming academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Host families (traditional families, singles, empty nesters, etc.) serve as mentors and a home base

Moran Family

Dinner and dancing to help local family

Family and friends of Toby Moran, a Bristol resident who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphoma, will host a macaroni and meatball dinner to help raise money for the Moran family. Mr. Moran is currently undergoing chemotherapy, while trying to provide for his wife, Mary Beth, and their three children, Emily Grace, 7; Matthew,


Barrington police: Bikes attack cars

Twice last week, Barrington police responded to incidents where bicycles had been used as weapons in assaults on cars. On Tuesday, July 15, a 19 year-old woman from East Providence said she was driving in the area of Atria Bay Spring Village at about midnight when someone flung a bike into the car she was

Bobbie Ruth Mcclug, 79, formerly of Bristol

Bobbie Ruth Mcclurg, 79, of Huntsville, La., died July 18. She was the daughter of Robert Monroe Mcree and Mable McKenzie (Mcree), husband Robert H. McClurg Sr. She had two brothers, Dutch and Julius Mcree. She is survived by sister Blanche Paiva of Warren; five children, Vincent and Michael Maciorski of California, Brian Maciorski of

Alfred E. Figureid, 92, Warren

Alfred E. “Eddy” Figureid, 92, of Libby Lane, Warren, died Tuesday July 22, at Grace Barker Nursing Home. He was the husband of Ruth (Gervais) Figureid for more than 69 years. He was born in Warren a son of the late Antone and Maria ( Soares) Figureid. He was a US Army Veteran, serving as


Barrington man allegedly stole from his grandma

A Barrington man pleaded no contest to a larceny charge after he allegedly stole jewelry from his grandmother and traded it for cash at a pawn shop. Barrington police charged Michael Lee Acciardo, 27, of 67 Highland Ave., with larceny under $1,500 on Thursday, July 17, after completing an investigation into some alleged thefts. The

Theresa M. Pate, 79, Portsmouth

Theresa (Terry) M. Pate, 79, of Sebastian, Fla., formerly of Portsmouth, died unexpectedly Friday, July 11, 2014 at Sebastian River Medical Center with her family by her side. She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Harry E. Pate, Jr. Born in Norwich, Conn. on Dec. 25, 1934, she was the daughter of the

Apollo 11 crew

45th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 mission

“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” That historic sentence signaled a new era and inspired a planet. This month marks the 45th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission which landed the first humans on the moon and ushered in a new age of exploration. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and